Chronic Periodontitis Increases ED Risk

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Chronic periodontitis was associated with 2.2-fold increased odds of ED.
Chronic periodontitis was associated with 2.2-fold increased odds of ED.

Chronic periodontitis is associated with a significantly increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to the findings of a recent systematic review and meta-analysis published in the International Journal of Impotence Research.

In an analysis of data from 4 case-control studies and 1 cross-sectional study involving 213,006 participants, a team led by Zhigang Zhao, MD, of Guangzhou Medical University in Guangzhou, China, found that chronic periodontitis was associated with 2.2-fold increased odds of ED. 

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